The Story Of MacinTalk Speech Synthesis
Text to speech functionality, let alone computer-generated sound in general, was one of many exciting capabilities introduced during the dawn of computers that took place in the 90s. This video explores the history of how it all started: the original Macintosh voice.
While the digitized voice sounded robotic and far from human, the development of the speech synthesizer was an extraordinary accomplishment, paving the way for sound applications on future Macintosh and Windows platforms.
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